Randall Davis received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth, his PhD from Stanford (artificial intelligence), and joined the EECS department at MIT in 1978, where he is a Full Professor.
His research focuses on developing systems that enables natural multi-modal interaction, allowing both people and computers to sketch, gesture, and talk. He has published more than 100 articles on AI and human-computer interaction, and is the co-author of Knowledge-Based Systems in AI.
Solution: Developed over 10 years, DCTclock is an extremely sensitive test for objective, reliable, and quantified measurement of cognitive function. It enables earlier detection of decline and rapid assessment of cognitive health. Our solution is novel, non-invasive, inexpensive, quick (< 2 minutes), easily used in the field, and is culture neutral.